Archive for August 20th, 2011

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/20/11

Dorothy Parker woz 'ere. The Blue Bar in this ...

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The only dependable law of life:  everything is always worse than you thought it was going to be.”   —   Dorothy Parker

(Kind of a variation on Murphy’s Law!  I wonder which came first?  This quote, or Whatever can go wrong will go wrong.?  Hmm!)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 08/20/11

A chicken coop.

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Visual Description:  A fowl situation in the barnyard.


Clue/Question:  After the storm, the farmer would need to . . .

Answer:  RECOOP

(Now, there’s a good groaner for you, Richard!  Another good day of carefully chosen, well-scrambled clue words.  With a good, unobvious answer letter layout!  Also, the cartoon was tastefully timed.  It didn’t coincide with any recent devastating meteorological events.  There’s been too many of them this year.  Amazingly, we seem to have lucked out on the tropical storm/hurricanes . . . so far, this year.  Hopefully, it will be a milder season this year.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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